|Lot #||Country||Images||Description||Starting Price||Realized Price|
|19||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon, British forwarder agent (probably). Small letter written in Beirut on 4 October 1858 from a missionary that simply signed itself Lorenzo "Lorenzo". Sent to J. Lyons in Montrose Pa. via Boston.Entrusted to hands of a courier who transported her to Boston on behalf of J.M. Gordon forwarder who, on the back, affixed her red seal "J.M. Gordon, Treasurer A.B.C.F.M. Boston" ...to delivered to post office of Boston on 3 November 1858. Within, among other things a request for goose feathers to make pillows for the children of the institute, but also a very interesting observations and considerations on the comet Donati, visible in the sky and the reactions of the local population. This astronomical observation notes sent from Beirut in 1800s is to date the only recorded appeared on the market. Piece of great scientific-historical interest as well as postal-historical. UNIQUE. read more
|€ 1,000||€ 1,100|
|20||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon British office, registered stationery cover of 40 Paras with "inverted overprint value" (Higgins & Gage pag. 105) uprated with 40 paras stamp, sent from the British post office of Beirut on 6 June 1894 (Cedar cat. Type D fig. 28 with C dancer) to Constantinople where arrived on 13 June 1894. RARE
|21||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon British office, two hejaz revenue stamps (Jakob Von Uexkull cat n. 2a and the very rare 2b) used by the British Beirut post office, not like postage but for the use required by law, exceptionally canceled with the postmarks recorded by Cedar cat. as Type D fig. 28 and as type J fig. 34. RARE.
|22||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon British office, post card of Beirut, Ed Tarazi, sent from the British post office on 22/9/1909 to Melbourne, Australia via Port Said. UNCOMMON DESTINATION.
|€ 30||€ 30|
|23||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon British Office, incoming post card sent from Paddington, England on 6/NO/1909 to C/O British Post Office of Beirut where arrived on 18/NO/1909, attested by the type "H" (fig 32) recorded in Cedar catalog. NICE AND SCARCE, ADDRESSED TO "C/O B.P.O." (Care of British Postal office).
|24||LEBANON BRITISH OFFICE||
Lebanon British Office, incoming post card sent from Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, on 10/NO/1910 to Ain Zealta via British PO of Beirut where transit on 13/DE/1910 and via Ottoman PO of Baabda (postmark applied photo-side on 15/12/1910). British postmark recorded in Cedar catalog as type "H" fig. 32. NICE AND SCARCE POSTAL EXCHANGE FOR THE LEBANESE'S INNER TERRITORY.